Job Announcement: Nordic Director at Bend Endurance

Nordic Program Director Job Announcement The Bend Endurance Academy has an immediate opening for the Nordic Program Director position located in beautiful Bend, Oregon. This position is primarily responsible for coordinating and supervising all aspects of our growing Nordic Program and supports the general operations of the organization. The Bend Endurance Academy is a 501(c)(3) […]

2018 Cyclocross Nationals

Our trip to Cyclocross Nationals is always a very big learning experience for all of the Riders and they take away important lessons from their experience that helps them define what they want out of the following season. This year, we had 16 athletes from our Academy team, but we met former athletes & coaches, […]

Fall Cycling Update

Summer wrapped up with our Cyclocross Camp, a fun day of Pump Track, Short Track and Relay Racing at Wanoga in August, then we started our fall after school programs in September and we’ve just wrapped up all of our mountain biking for the year while Cyclocross goes through the rest of fall. 2015 Season […]

Weekend Update: XC, CX, Climb

Academy athletes attended competitions in Quebec City, Bozeman and Bend this past weekend. Dakota Blackhorse was the 3rd fastest American and 38th overall in the Cross Country World Cup Sprints held in Quebec City. See Dakota’s results, videos from the event or read his fasterskier.com interview. Locally, 11 cyclocross riders represented the Academy in the […]

Academy Awarded Grant

Bend Endurance Academy was awarded a $540 grant from KIDS In The GAME to support the Academy’s Mini Bikes Cycling program.  Mini Bikes is designed for ages 6-8 and serves as an introduction to cross country mountain biking. The goal of the Mini Bikes program is to help young people establish a connection to cycling, […]

Learn to Ski

Would you like to learn to cross country ski? The Bend Endurance Academy, in partnership with Meissner Nordic is hosting a free learn to ski day at the Meissner Nordic Community Ski Trails.The event welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. Clinics, taught by Academy Nordic staff members, will start at 2pm on Saturday, February […]

US Cross Country Championships

The Academy’s Nordic team is competing at the US Cross Country National Championships this week in Rumford, ME. Academy athletes raced in junior and senior categories with the following notable results: Skate Sprint: Senior Men Dakota Blackhorse von Jess- 2nd Skate Sprint: Junior Men Max Christman- 9th, Nick St. Clair- 19th Classic Sprint: Junior Men Reitler […]

Kids In The Game

The Bend Endurance Academy has created a new partnership with Kids In The Game. KITG is a Trusted Sports Foundation program that matches donors with kids who need financial assistance to be able to participate in sports programs. Trusted Sports Foundation is a nonprofit that works to inspire kids to thrive in life through sports. […]